Man critically injured in SLC stabbing; police locate person of interest

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Michael Lee Sims (left) and "Bud" (right)

Michael Lee Sims (left) and “Bud” (right)

SALT LAKE CITY — A man in his 50s is in serious condition after he was stabbed at a Salt Lake City apartment building Sunday morning.

According to SLCPD, the stabbing happened around 5 a.m. near 200 N 200 W. Police have located Michael Lee Sims, a person of interest in the case.

Police also hope to identify a second man who goes by the name “Bud” (pictured on the right). Bud was described as a 32-year-old white male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, with a thin build and a red or brown goatee.

Anyone with information that may help police is asked to call (801) 799-3000 or text an anonymous tip. Text message tips should begin with the keyword “TIPSLCPD,” followed by the relevant tip information, and sent to 274637.